gey

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally a variant form of gay, now associated with distinct senses.

Adverb[edit]

gey (comparative more gey, superlative most gey)

  1. (Scotland, Ireland, Northern England) Very. [from 17th c.]

Adjective[edit]

gey (comparative more gey, superlative most gey)

  1. (Scotland, Ireland, Northern England) Fairly good; considerable. [from 18th c.]
    • 1932, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Sunset Song, Polygon 2006 (A Scots Quair), p. 16:
      They were married next New Year's Day, and Ellison had begun to think himself a gey man in Kinraddie, and maybe one of the gentry.

Scots[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Alteration of English gay.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

gey (not comparable)

  1. Very.
  2. Quite.

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English gay.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gey (definite accusative geyi, plural geyler)

  1. A gay, a homosexual male.

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